the scientific process that is considered standard; the basic process of puzzle-solving, explaining and expanding scientific paradigms
noun, Mathematics. 1. a collection of subgroups of a given group so arranged that the first subgroup is the identity, the last subgroup is the group itself, and each subgroup is a normal subgroup of the succeeding subgroup.
- Normal time
noun 1. (sport) the standard length of time allowed for a match before any extra time, such as injury time, is added
- Normal values
normal values pl.n. A set of laboratory test values used to characterize apparently healthy individuals, now replaced by reference values.
noun, Physics, Optics. 1. See under . noun, Physics, Optics. 1. the dividing of a spectral line or lines as a result of placing a radiation source in a magnetic field. The division consists of three equally spaced lines (normal Zeeman effect) in systems for which the spin quantum number is zero, or of three […]